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Being Proud to be Southern Ain’t Going Away Anytime Soon

February 23, 2017

Back in 2009, an Australian friend’s son wanted to learn about the South. He visited in Charleston for a few days. Then we piled into an...Read More



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Trump Hails Boeing Workers

President Donald Trump addressed a standing-room-only crowd of 6000 recently at the Boeing plant in North Charleston. The occasion was the...Read More



Where’s The Saber-Rattling Over The Ask For A Federal Bailout?

Two questions:

1. What is the state that was offered $11 billion from the federal government to provide better health care for the...Read More



Pension Fix Will Likely Increase Property Taxes

For decades, there has been a simmering problem with the solvency of the South Carolina pension fund, but few people are aware of it. During...Read More



S.C. Is Lucky To Have Leatherman Where He Is

State Sen. Hugh Leatherman, president pro tempore of the Senate, never made it a secret that he didn’t want to be lieutenant governor.

When...Read More



When Will Failing Schools Copy Success Models?

Non-profit SouthCarolinaCAN sponsored a panel discussion on the state of black education in Charleston and America Thursday at the Royal Missionary...Read More



State Needs To Get Out Of Death Spiral Of Not Really Governing

Over the last 14 years, two South Carolina governors pounded a philosophy on the stump and at the Statehouse that there was little government...Read More